Monthly Archives: June 2011

On the radio

I sat down with NCPR book reviewer Betsy Kepes a few weeks ago to talk about A Drop of Ink and to read a few poems. Through the wonder of editing–the removal of many ums, digressions, brain freezes, and irrelevencies–the … Continue reading

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First readings

Had a great road trip to Voorheesville (west of Albany) on Sunday. I read at the Old Songs Community Arts Center as the featured guest of the Sunday 4 Poets series. It being my first reading following the publication of … Continue reading

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Potsdam Presbyterian Bicentennial poem

Today is the bicentennial of First Presbyterian Church, Potsdam, where I have warmed a pew since childhood. The church had a concert back in April celebrating the rich musical heritage of the congregation. Here is a poem for that occasion: … Continue reading

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Illustrations for “A Drop of Ink”

I’ve neglected to give a little love to my illustrator here. A Drop of Ink contains four wood engravings by Greg Lago, proprietor of Winged Bull Studio in Clayton, NY. Greg’s work has a fantastic narrative feel. The four engravings … Continue reading

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